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ID number:  BIRBI-B1099
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half Follis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  559-560
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6975. Spink, 23rd June 1969, ("One of two decent coins in a junk lot!")
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ΛNVS P CC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Anno X X X III (Year 33). Mint mark: RΛB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 345; MIB I 236

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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